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The “serpent sign” in hydatid disease

  • Dario Giambelluca
  • Roberto Cannella
  • Giovanni Caruana
  • Dario Picone
  • Massimo Midiri
Classics in Abdominal Radiology

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No funding was received for this study.

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interests.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Statement of informed consent was not applicable since the manuscript does not contain any patient data.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Radiological Sciences, Di.Bi.MedUniversity of PalermoPalermoItaly

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